Saturday, May 7
2016 Children’s Day Festival | Japantown
On the May 7, 2016, San Francisco joins Japan and China to celebrate a national holiday dedicated to celebrating children – Kodomo No Hi or the Children’s Day Festival.
Since that day falls on a Tuesday, they’re celebrating Children’s Day a bit early on Saturday, May 2nd. Bring along your ...
Sherman 9th Annual Garden Party: Student Seedling Sale & Trashion Show | SF
Mark your calendars for this wonderful end-of-the-year community celebration in Sherman’s beautiful Green Schoolyard. Come on come all to this free community event!
They look forward to seeing you there to enjoy food from their garden, booths inspired by sustainability, Hip Hop performances, a live DJ and ...
45th Annual Stanford Powwow & Camping Weekend | Dance & Music Festival
Celebrate Native American cultures through traditional songs, dances and events during the three-day Stanford Powwow, held rain or shine, every Mother’s Day Weekend, in the Eucalyptus Grove on Stanford campus. The event is open to the public and overnight camping spaces are available. There is no pre-registration, ...
2016 Hip Hop in the Park | Berkeley
The Bay Area hip-hop community comes together the first Saturday in May each year to enjoy live music, graffiti art, dancing, and DJing at the annual Hip Hop in the Park, a hip-hop festival run by the Students For Hip Hop at Cal, in People’s ...
Tour of Andy Goldsworthys Earth Wall | The Presidio
Enjoy a short tour describing the making of Andy Goldsworthy’s most recent addition to the Presidio, The Earth Wall. Rain or shine.
Located inside the Presidio Officers’ Club, Earth Wall is Andy Goldsworthy’s fourth and most recent Presidio installation. It was completed in 2014, just as the ...
Win Tix: 2016 Kentucky Derby Party & BBQ | North Beach
Grab your fanciest outfit, your gaudiest hat, and your lust for animal competition as you enjoy classic Derby cocktails, Kentucky inspired foods, games, a DJ, and, obviously, a live broadcast of the 142nd ‘run for the roses.’
> Buy Tickets – $30 – includes two signature Derby ...
Bicycle Career Day & Free Pizza | Oakland
Live for bikes? Join the Bicycle Career Day! Meet messengers, shop owners, repair people, advocates, frame builders, manufacturers and other amazing people who created rewarding careers through their love of bicycles.
Then enjoy free pizza (delivered by bike couriers from Pedal Express) and a short ride led by ...
Win Tix: 11th Annual Uncorked Wine Festival | Ghirardelli Square
If you have a true appreciation for exceptional wines, wineries, and wine makers, or just love any excuse to drink and have fun, the 11th Annual Uncorked Wine Festival is for you.
> Buy Tickets – $50 Early Bird / $60 General Admission
Enjoy unlimited tastings from ...
Win Tix: 4th Annual Brewtastic Beer Bash | SF
Prepare your palate for unlimited tastings from local brewers of the Sirwasa Brewing Collective at the 4th Annual Brewtastic Bash at Mayes Oyster House benefiting Family House, Inc.
> Save $10 on Tickets: Grab your tickets now and save $10 if you’re one of the first 20 ...
Win Tix: 4th Annual Brewtastic Beer Bash | Mayes Oyster House
You’re gonna drink a bunch of beer anyway, so why not do it for a good cause? Attend this Brewtastic Bash and you’ll get a day of unlimited beer tasting through the Sirwisa Brewing Collective all benefiting Family House, a not-for-profit organization providing temporary housing ...
Rock Concert: Dirty Ghosts & Lemme Adams | Amoeba SF
Amoeba Music & Converse Rubber Tracks present Dirty Ghosts & Lemme Adams on a special double bill at Amoeba SF.
Free split 7″ while supplies last.
In October they hit the road for a full US tour with the release of their sophomore album Let It ...
Funcheap’s May Pop-Up Comedy Weekend | Folsom Street Foundry
Funcheap takes over Folsom Street Foundry with #HellaFunny and converts it into a pop-up comedy club for one weekend a month. We’ve hand-picked some of the Bay Area’s best comedians from Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), ViceLand, USO Tour and more. Plus a Saturday ...
Win Tix: “End of Eden” A Naked Dance Party (Seriously) | SF
“This Is What I Want” is an annual performance festival which invites you to skip your skivvies for “End of Eden” an artist fundraiser.
> Buy Tickets – $5 discount on tickets, use the code TIWIW16 at checkout
At this 21+ event clothing is optional (go as bare ...
Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF
Sailors and scallywags alike gather around for an evening of traditional sea songs and chanteys for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s monthly chantey on the first Saturday night of each month at 8 pm. Park rangers will lead the public in traditional sea-faring tunes ...
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party & Dance Off | NoPa
This monthly dance party at Madrone will turn into a tribute to two stars lost too soon. DJ Dave Paul plays album cuts, b-sides, un-released tracks, remixes and the hits from the two artists as well as songs by ancillary acts.
The music is far from ...
HellaPrince Midnight Dance Party | Folsom Street Foundry
It’s time for #HellaPrince. A one-night-only dance party & DJ tribute to The Purple One from Funcheap and #HellaMotown.
DJ Sophomore will be spinning tons of Prince songs, the offshoots, and an awesome mix of Motown, R&B, Funk & shake-your-booty Soul… the songs that inspired Prince, ...
Sunday, May 8
Mother’s Day 2016 | 17 Free Guided Walking Tours
Skip the spendy (and crowded) brunch, and spend some quality time together with mom learning something new about the city you love.
Mother’s Day Guided Walking Tours
Sunday, May 8, 2016
All over San Francisco
FREE, but donations are welcome.
San Francisco City Guides will be offering 15 free guided walking tours on ...
Inner Richmond Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
The district’s rich history goes back to the 19th century and includes robbers’ roosts and racetracks, squatters and roadhouses, a saloon district and a red light district, as well as charming Victorian row houses and beautiful Craftsmans, the 1902 and 1903 Big Games, an earthquake ...
Free Admission for Moms | SF Zoo
Join Sukari, their African Lion, and her cub as well as a host of other “mom” animals as the San Francisco Zoo celebrates Mother’s Day 2016.
Mothers accompanied by their children will receive free admission to the SF Zoo in honor of Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, 2016.
Moms Get In Free at Charles Schulz Museum | Santa Rosa
In celebration of Mother’s Day, all mothers receive free admission to the Charles M. Schulz Museum on Sunday, May 8, 2016.
Admission is free for moms, $10 for adults and $5 for youth and seniors.
Free admission is most likely based on an honor system, but we’re ...
Exploratorium Free Day: Mother’s Day 2016 | SF
The Exploratorium will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, 2016 by offering free admission to all visitors (not just for Mothers).
1:00 p.m. Mariachi Mexicanismo
2:00–4:00 p.m. Making Flores de papel
4:00 p.m. Cuicacall
Bank of America Free Museum Weekend
Holders of Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit cards and debit cards get free admission to six Bay Area museums and two Sacramento museums for the first weekend each month. Bank of America Free Museum Weekend First weekend of each month FREE but BofA ...
Timbuk2 Warehouse Sale: 70% Off + $20 Gift Cards | The Mission
Born and bred on the backs of San Francisco bike messengers, Timbuk2 builds tough-as-Hell messenger bags, backpacks, duffles & travel bags. This weekend (May 7-8, 2016 10am to 6pm) at their Factory store in the Mission their having a massive sample sale (there’s usually one two of these a ...
Very Vegan Sundays “Mother’s Day” Brunch Party | SoMa
Continuing a tradition and back by popular demand, Funcheap and SoMa StrEat Food Park bring you Very Vegan Sundays. We’ll have lots food trucks, popup vendors, vegan beer, vegan Mimosas, and lots of vegan specials. Join up with hundreds of fellow vegans at a monthly series at SoMa StrEat ...
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Get ready for yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, a lively atmosphere and ...